2016 Gator Football: Recap & Stats
Here is my recap of the 2016 football season for the Florida Gators!
Outback Bowl Champions!
Behind an inspired performance from the defense, No. 17 Florida obliterated Iowa 30-3 to finish the 2016 season 9-4!
Ahmad Fulwood Ready for Senior Day
Here's my article for WRUF recapping senior wide receiver Ahmad Fulwood's Florida Gator career as Senior Day approaches! I briefly discuss Florida's QB controversy as well.
Top 10 FLA/GA Football Moments
Here's my article for WRUF ranking the 10 best moments in the Florida/Georgia football rivalry!
A Familiar Feeling
To the surprise of no one, the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide rolled right over the No. 15 Florida Gators by a score of 54-16 to win their third straight SEC Championship.
Trouble in Tally
For the fourth straight year, the No. 14 Florida State Seminoles have defeated the No. 15 Florida Gators with a dominating 31-13 win this past weekend.
SEC East Champions Yet Again!
Playing their "home" game against No. 16 LSU in Baton Rouge, the No. 23 Florida Gators used a goal line stand to defeat the Tigers 16-10 and clinch their second consecutive SEC East division title!
UF Spoils Muschamp's Return
It was a successful Senior Day for the Orange and Blue as the Florida Gators defeated former head coach Will Muschamp and the South Carolina Gamecocks by a score of 20-7.
Arkansas Throttles #11 UF
The Gators didn't have much of a chance all game as the Razorbacks steamrolled them 31-10 in Fayetteville.
Thrice Is Nice
The No. 14 Florida Gators won their third straight matchup over the Georgia Bulldogs with a 24-10 victory in Jacksonville this past weekend!
#18 UF Works Mizzou in HC Game
There would be no repeat of 2014 as the Gators swarmed the Tigers 40-14 this past homecoming weekend.
#23 UF Wins Defensive Game vs Vandy
The Gators pulled out a tight one against the Commodores with a 13-6 victory in Nashville last weekend.
The Streak Is Over
Florida's winning streak over Tennessee will end at 11 games as the #19 Gators lost to the #14 Vols by a score of 38-28.
#23 UF Shuts Out North Texas
The offense took a couple of steps back, but the defense remained suffocating as the #23 Florida Gators soundly defeated the North Texas Mean Green 32-0 in The Swamp.
Three Decades of Dominance!
The Florida Gators notched their 30th straight victory over the Kentucky Wildcats in style with a 45-7 beatdown in The Swamp.
#25 UF Wins Mundane Home Opener
Year 2 of the McElwain Era is under way after a bland 24-7 victory over the UMass Minutemen.
#2 Alabama Too Much for #18 Florida
In the 8th SEC Championship meeting between Florida and Alabama, the Gators weak offense proved to be their undoing as the Tide cruised to a 29-15 victory and a a spot in the College Football Playoff.
'Noles Whack Gators in Season Finale
The #12 Florida Gators were nearly shut out as #13 Florida State invaded The Swamp and walked out with a 27-2 victory.
The #8 Florida Gators dodged a huge bullet after barely escaping FAU's upset bid with a 20-14 overtime victory. Yikes!
Surviving the Gauntlet
The #11 Florida Gators finished with a perfect 6-0 record in SEC East play after a 24-14 road win over the South Carolina Gamecocks.
SEC East Champions!
For the first time since 2009, the Florida Gators are heading back to Atlanta for the SEC Championship after a 9-7 Homecoming victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores!
Top 5 Gator Football Coaches
Here are my Top 5 Florida Gator football head coaches of all-time!
One Step Closer to Atlanta
With the SEC East on the line, the #11 Florida Gators rose to the challenge and whacked Georgia 27-3 to move one win away from the division title.
#8 Gators Fall Just Short at #6 LSU
#8 Florida fought all game, but the aura of Death Valley was not enough to overcome as #6 LSU prevailed 35-28.
#25 Gators Upset #3 Ole Miss
Ranked for the first time in two years, the #25 Florida Gators upset the #3 Ole Miss Rebels with a dominating 38-10 victory in The Swamp.
Magic In The Swamp
Trailing for most of the game, the Florida Gators did not give up as a fourth quarter comeback propelled them to a 28-27 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers for the 11th straight win in the series.
An inspired defensive performance helped Florida notch a 14-9 road victory over Kentucky for the Gators' 29th straight victory in the series.
Gators Win Ugly, Coach Mac Loses It
In a rematch of last season's bowl game, the Florida Gators outlasted the ECU Pirates 28-21 in a very ugly showing in the Swamp.
Gators Dominate in Mac's Debut
Jim McElwain notched his first career win as Florida's head coach as the Gators ripped New Mexico State 61-13.
Will Muschamp vs Al Golden
Both these coaches are very similar when it comes to lack of success at big-time college football programs. With Muschamp gone and Golden on the hot seat, I give my take on which of these two mediocre coaches is worse than the other.
Top 5 Teams the Gators Should Play
Written for Hail Florida Hail, here are my thoughts on the five teams the Florida Gators should add to their football schedule in future seasons.
2015 Florida Gator Football Outlook
In this article for Hail Florida Hail, I take a look at a revamped Florida Gator offense and their SEC East chances in 2015.
Top 5 UF QB Transfers of All-Time
In my latest article for Hail Florida Hail, I take a look at the top 5 quarterbacks to ever transfer out of the University of Florida.
Meet Josh Grady
Here's my quick bio blast on the Florida Gators' newest football transfer.
Top 5 Safeties in Gator History
Here is my final Top 5 Gator football article listing the Top 5 Safeties to ever play for the Orange and Blue!
Birmingham Bowl Champions!
Behind an inspired performance from their defense, the Florida Gators were able to pull out a 28-20 victory over the ECU Pirates in the 2015 Birmingham Bowl.
Top 5 Cornerbacks in Gator History
Here's my latest Top 5 article ranking the greatest cornerbacks in Florida Gator history!
Top 5 Linebackers in Gator History
Here is my latest Top 5 article ranking the best linebackers to ever play at the University of Florida!
Jim McElwain is Coming to Florida!
The search is over as Colorado State's Jim McElwain will be the next head football coach of the Florida Gators.
Top 5 D-Linemen in UF History
Here's my new Top 5 article ranking the best defensive linemen in Florida Gator history!
Gators Become Victim #28
The Florida Gators failed to capitalize on their opportunities and could not pull off the upset against the arch rival and undefeated #3 Florida State Seminoles.
Senior Day Blowout
The Gators are now bowl eligible after their rout of Eastern Kentucky on Senior Day! Up next: Undefeated Florida State.
Top 5 Kickers in UF Football History
My 100th post on my website, here are my Top 5 Florida Gator kickers!
Cocks Win with Pair of Blocks
In the biggest meltdown I have witnessed in The Swamp, the Gators lost to South Carolina in overtime after two crucial special team miscues late in the game.
Top 5 TE's in Gator Football History
Here is my newest Top 5 article ranking the best tight ends to ever play at the University of Florida! It would be a safe bet to say that Aaron Hernandez is high up on this list.
Returning The Favor
After losing their homecoming game to Vanderbilt last year, the Gators steamrolled into Nashville and crushed the Commodores.
Top 5 WR's in Gator Football History
Here is my Top 5 list of the best wide receivers to ever play at the University of Florida.
Florida Gators Upset #11 Georgia
The Florida Gators put their 3-3 record aside and romped the rival #11 Georgia Bulldogs 38-20 in Jacksonville. Their 3-game losing streak against the Bulldogs has come to an end! Hallelujah!
Top 5 RB's in Gator Football History
In this week's edition of Top 5, I give my take on the best running backs to every play at the University of Florida.
Worst 5 QB's in Gator History
This article is a bit more disheartening as I rank the worst 5 QB's in Gator history. Some of you may be surprised to find out that Jeff Driskel is not #1 on this list!
Top 5 QB's in Gator Football History
The Top 5 articles are back and I kick this one off by ranking my top 5 QB's to ever play for the Orange and Blue! I think we all know who #1 is ...
Things went wrong in every facet of the game for the Florida Gators as Missouri steamrolled them 42-13 during Homecoming. The Gators have lost their Homecoming game for the second straight year.
LSU Steals Win in The Swamp
It was a wild Saturday night in The Swamp as the LSU Tigers used a controversial ending to beat the Florida Gators 30-27.
A Decade of Dominance
The Gators have now beaten the Tennessee Volunteers for 10 consecutive years after winning a 10-9 defensive battle today.
#3 Tide Roll Gators
David was not able to slay Goliath today in Tuscaloosa as Alabama beat Florida 42-21.
Gators Win Triple OT Thriller vs UK
By far the best Gator football game I have attended thus far, this ESPN Classic had everything as the Gators defeated Kentucky in triple overtime to keep the streak alive.
Revenge Tour Begins with a Rout
The Florida Gator football team won their home opener in very convincing fashion today as they trounced the Eastern Michigan Eagles 65-0!
Gator Football Schedule Part 2
Written for the Alligator, this is my breakdown and predictions for the last seven games of the 2014 Florida Gator football season. (photo creds: photo-gator, Flickr)
Gator Football Schedule Part 1
Written for the Alligator, this article contains my breakdown and predictions for the first five games of the 2014 Florida Gator football season.
2014 Orange/Blue Spring Game
After watching this year's Orange/Blue Spring Game, it can safely be said that this is not the same football team that Gator fans saw at the end of the 2013 season.
All Eyes On Him
As spring football winds to a close, I give my thoughts on the Florida QB competition and Jeff Driskel's chances of retaining his starting role during the 2014 campaign.
A Season To Forget...
It has been a tough year for the Gators on the gridiron. Join me in this article as I relive an agonizing 2013 season, give the stat leaders their well deserved dues, and speak my final opinions on Muschamp and the future of Gator football.
Winning Ugly and Playing For Pride
There was much excitement and also a sense of dread as FSU came to Gainesville for basketball and football. However, the basketball game came down to a last second shot and the football game was not as lopsided as the experts predicted.
Georgia Southern Shocks The World!
The Gators hit absolute rock bottom as they fell at home to the Georgia Southern Eagles by a score of 26-20. The Gators will officially not be playing in a bowl game this year.
Five In A Row...
The Gators lost another game dropping them to 4-6 on the season. Has the clock finally struck midnight on their bowl chances?
Vanderbilt spoiled the homecoming festivities as they beat the Florida Gators for the first time in 22 years. Does this spell the end for the Muschamp era in Gainesville?
Time To Hit The Panic Button?
The Gators dropped their third straight game this season to the rival Georgia Bulldogs and have been eliminated from SEC East contention. Do the Gators have anything left to play for this year?
The Gators dropped their third road game of the year to Missouri last Saturday as the offense could not click.
#17 UF was defeated by #10 LSU 17-6 as the defenses dominated the day in Death Valley
Murphy Leads The Way
Behind his 3 TD passes, Tyler Murphy leads the Gators to a victory over Arkansas
With their 24-7 victory, Florida has beaten Kentucky for the 27th consecutive time!
Make It Nine!
With the help of backup QB Tyler Murphy, the Gators are once again victorious over rival Tennessee
'Canes Upset #12 Gators
After a five-year hiatus, Miami managed to pull the upset over Florida with a 21-16 victory.
Starting Off Strong
The #10 Gators started off the season on the right foot with a 24-6 victory over the Toledo Rockets.